Quotation of the day

Edna Ferber

Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little.

Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise and haste and remember what peace there may be in silence.

Art Buchwald

Television has a problem.  They have no page two.

Galileo

I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.

Toby Forward

Civilized nations build libraries; lands that have lost their soul close them down.

Albert Einstein

The only thing you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.

Nathaniel Hawthorne


...I cannot endure to waste anything so precious as autumnal sunshine by staying in the house. So I have spent almost all the daylight hours in the open air.

P. D. James


It was one of those perfect English autumnal days which occur more frequently in memory than in life. The rich colours of grass and earth were intensified by the mellow light of a sun almost warm enough for spring.

Mignon McLaughlin

A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person. 

Heschel

Just to be is a blessing. Just to live is holy.

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The collectiion: Books



Someone - Alice McDermott

One ordinary life told from the perspective of she who is living it. I do not normally read realistic or historical fiction but this book caught my eye...

Today in history

Birth of a Rolling Stone and a premiere of a classic


On December 18 in: 1777, The United States celebrates its first Thanksgiving, marking the recent victory by the Americans over British forces in the Battle...

Word of the day

Ful•min•ate

(verb) to complain loudly or angrily

Kids cook



Frozen Strawberry Pops

Wonderful on a hot summer day! What you will need: Blender or food processor 1 1/2 pints of rinsed strawberries 1/2 cup of confectioners...

Interesting things

Dronestagram


Ever hear of Dronestagram? It's dedicated to videos and photographs taken with drones.

New DVD5



Helix

Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control that travels to a high-tech research facility in the Arctic...

Quotation of the day

Judy Garland

Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.

The collection: Music



Blue Smoke - Dolly Parton

Singer, songwriter, musician, actress and philanthropist Dolly Parton is proud to release her new album "Blue Smoke." The album reflects the character...

Science fair



T.P. Shooters

You can use ping pong balls or marshmallows as amo for these cool shooters.What you will need:2 toilet-paper tubes (or 1 paper-towel tube, cut in half...
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